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Newsweek's Pearson to Go to Time Next Month

Diana Pearson, communications director at Newsweek, will leave her post April 8 to become public affairs director at Time. Time's call to hire Pearson - who said she decided to go to Time after she was made an "irresistible" offer - has turned some heads in the industry because Pearson hasn't been shy in dishing out criticism aimed at Time during her decade-long stint at Newsweek.